Christmas Market in Dresden

Striezelmarkt

During December, sample the famous Dresdner Stollen (fruit cake) at one of Germany’s oldest and best Christmas markets.
Street Carnival in Dresden

Bunte Republik Neustadt

The city's Outer Neustadt district celebrates its alternative roots on the third weekend in June, with lots of music, food and wacky merriment.
Music in Dresden

Internationales Dixieland Festival

Dixieland and jazz bands from around the world descend on Dresden for one week in May.
Music in Dresden

Dresdner Musikfestspiele

Held mid-May to June, with mostly classical music.